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The Flint Effect: Will One City’s Crisis Spark A National Awakening?

When news about lead contamination in the water supply of Flint Michigan made headlines across the nation, many compared the crisis to Hurricane Katrina. Even Michigan Governor Rick Snyder called the disaster “his Katrina,” comparing the failure of government leadership in his state to the failure to of public officials who left Katrina victims stranded. […]

Is Education Being Measured To Death?

T.S. Eliot told us that April is cruelest month. In the world of K-12 education, that couldn’t be truer as the month ushers in the beginning of testing season in public schools across the nation. “Spring testing season starts,” notes Politico, referring to April’s rollout of standardized testing across the nation, but many students and […]